What should I do if I have to miss class?
Chicago Public Schools Policy States that students can be excused for the following reasons:
- Student illness
- Family emergency
- Religious holiday
- Death in the family
- Concern for student health or safety (must be approved by principal/principal designee)
- Other situations beyond the control of the student (must be approved by principal/principal designee)
There are 2 ways to report absences
- Parent/guardian name
- Student name
- Reason for absence
- Date of absence or periods of absence
2. A parent/guardian can complete an absence form and send to Mr. Degante at firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed forms can be scanned and emailed. Forms with an electronic/typed signature cannot be accepted. You can access the attendance form here:
Per CPS policy, emails are not an accepted form of communication for excusing an absence.
What if there is a mistake on my attendance?
If you notice a teacher has marked you incorrectly, please contact the teacher via email and CC Mr. Degante email@example.com so that the mistake can be reviewed.
How can I view my attendance/my student’s attendance?
Students and parents get view attendance in the Aspen Portal.
What do all the different codes mean?
A means absent unexcused SF means school function
T means tardy AUFD means unexcused full day
A-E means absent excused AUHD means unexcused half day
AEFD means absent excused full day AEHD means absent excused half day
Who can I contact when I have an attendance question?
Mr. Degante is LPs Attendance Coordinator. You can contact him via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can leave a message for call back at 773-534-8037.